XL.com in Top Ten Travel Websites

September 26, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
Less than 6 months after launching a new look, simpler to use website, XL.com has been voted amongst the UK's top ten travel websites. Web analysts Hitwise have identified XL.com as one of the travel industry's major players based on web visitor numbers between April and June 2006, according to statistics recently published in the Travel Trade Gazette.

Recent figures also released by the Civil Aviation Authority confirm Excel's recent growth, now placing them as the 5th largest tour operator in the UK.

XL.com continues to improve its online flight and holiday shop, making it quicker, easier and more informative for users. Surfing the net for the best deals can be time consuming and sometimes frustrating but XL.com aim to make this experience as easy as possible with front page low prices and a range of inflight extras which mean that passengers can tailor make their own flight experience.

XL.com offer a wide choice of flights and holidays through Excel Airways and Excel Holidays, flying from 12 UK airports to over 50 destinations including mainland Spain and the Balearics, the Canary Islands, Greek Islands, Cyprus, Turkey, Egypt, Malta, Portugal, France and Italy.

Plans are in place for even further growth with the Caribbean the latest addition to the XL.com portfolio. Just recently launched, Excel's holiday and flight sales to the Caribbean are already in full swing on all of their 5 new routes to Antigua, Barbados, Grenada, St Kitts and Tobago.

Development on the website incorporates new routes as they come onstream putting XL.com right on course to further increase their position in the online ratings.

The flight is an important part of anyone's holiday because a good journey will set the holiday off on the right foot. Which is why, at Excel Airways everything will be done to make every flight as enjoyable as possible.

XL's core fleet of Boeing 737-800's and Boeing 767-200s are all fitted with leather seating and linen headrest covers for maximum comfort. Add to this the punctuality record, high standards of care and service and anyone can see why Excel Airways flights are chosen by those who value quality and service.

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